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Royal Oath in the winner's circle
Royal Oath in the winner's circle after the 2008 King Edward Breeders' Cup Stakes
© Terence Dulay
Winning jockey Patrick Husbands said, "Last time, he had a nice trip, but he didn't fire down the lane. In his last work, he was a different horse. I don't think it was the track last time. He just wasn't happy. Right now, he's a good horse."